John Kralovec, one of the firm’s founding partners, brings a strong record of success in the practice of medical negligence and personal injury. Mr. Kralovec’s 30 plus years of practice and trial experience has resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements.
Mr. Kralovec obtained a record-breaking $51 million verdict on behalf of a client who was severely injured in an automobile collision. The verdict is the highest Illinois compensatory verdict for personal injury.
Mr. Kralovec obtained a record high verdict of $12,508,098.00 on behalf of the family of a quadriplegic child who drowned in a bathtub after being left unattended by her home health care nurse. The verdict is an Illinois high for death of a child and is also a record high for death of a severely disabled individual.
Mr. Kralovec has been appointed to various committees and offices throughout his legal career, including: Board of Managers, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Chairman, Board of Advocates Committee, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee; Ad Hoc Advisory Committee to Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County; Illinois Supreme Court Committee for Pattern Jury Instructions.
Mr. Kralovec has lectured extensively for various bar groups and associations including; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Evangelical Health Care Systems, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Institute of Technology Kent College of Law, Loyola University College of Law, Chicago Bar Association, National Institute of Trial Advocacy.